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October 1, 2014
Daily Fantasy Football 101: DailyMVP Keeps You in the Game
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian takes Daily MVP's trio of football contests on a test ride.
September 30, 2014
Weekly Rankings: Week 5 Value Meter
Offensive line issues are hurting the value of key Falcons and Eagles. See where Matt Ryan ranks this week with a road game in New York, with his starting center out for the season.
East Coast Offense: Who Should We Worry About?
RB efficiency has diverged more from 2013 levels than WR efficiency so far this year.
September 25, 2014
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 4
Tom Brady looks to get back on track on Monday Night Football when the Patriots travel to Kansas City.
Four-Down Duel: Week 4 FanDuel Picks
If you play in 50/50, Heads Up, or Tournament contests on FanDuel, Kevin Payne has his suggested plays for the week.
September 23, 2014
Weekly Rankings: Week 4 Value Meter
Le'Veon Bell has been awesome through three weeks, and now he gets Tampa Bay at home.
NFL Barometer: Flip-Flop In Washington
As one Redskins quarterback -- Robert Griffin -- falls down the cheat sheets, another -- Kirk Cousins -- moves up the list.
East Coast Offense: Bye-Week Decision Time
How long do you wait for lottery tickets to cash, and what do you do with Josh Gordon?
September 19, 2014
Daily Fantasy Football 101: Choosing Your Kicker & D/ST on Fanduel
Which splits should you use to select the best Kicker and Defense/Special Teams for your DFS lineup? RotoWire's Michael Rathburn runs through the data.
September 18, 2014
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 3
Matt Forte and the Bears face a tough matchup on Monday Night Football against a Jets defense that is tough against the run.
September 17, 2014
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 3 Defense
Alex Smith and the Chiefs go on the road to face an underrated Dolphins defense
September 16, 2014
Weekly Rankings: Week 3 Value Meter
Murray, Present - DeMarco Murray has been fantastic the first two weeks of the season and now draws a Rams defense that gave up 144 yards to Bobby Rainey.
September 11, 2014
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 2
LeSean McCoy leads the Eagles into Indianapolis on Monday in what should be one of the better matchups of Week 2.
Four-Down Duel: Week 2 Picks
RotoWire's Kevin Payne runs through his Week 2 picks for FanDuel contests and reminds tournament players not to forget about Jamaal Charles.
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 2 Defense
Toby Gerhart's Jags go on the road to face a Redskins defense looking to bounce back
September 9, 2014
East Coast Offense: Stick to the Facts
Unsourced reporting and shifting public opinion are not a good basis for fantasy football decisions.
Weekly Rankings: Week 2 Value Meter
Alshon Jeffery is dealing with a hamstring injury and is one of the more difficult players to rank this week.
Working the Wire: Replacing Rice
Perhaps not in the short term, but Lorenzo Taliaferro looks like the back to own long term following the release of Ray Rice.
Fantasy Aces Football: Week 2 Picks
RotoWire's Josh Collacchi is high on the Eagles for Week 2 play on Fantasy Aces, as he recommends Nick Foles, LeSean McCoy and Zack Ertz.
September 8, 2014
Depth Chart Watch: First Impressions
Week 1 is in the books, and what have we learned?
September 4, 2014
Game Capsules: Week 1 Kicks Off
Eli Manning and the Giants hope to put last year's disaster behind them when they open the season on Monday Night Football against the Lions.
September 2, 2014
Draftster NFL: Week 1 Rankings
RotoWire's James Smizek ranks the skill positions for Draftster's Week 1 fantasy football contests.
August 31, 2014
East Coast Offense: 2014 Predictions
Arizona's Michael Floyd will outproduce Cardinals teammate Larry Fitzgerald.
August 25, 2014
Daily Fantasy Football 101: Finding WR/TE Value on Fanduel Week 1
Jeremy Maclin comes in at the top of the value charts for receivers and a surprise pick for tight ends
August 24, 2014
Weekly Rankings: Week 1 Value Meter
Cam Newton's rib injury is the newest and biggest source of potential shakeups in the rankings. See where he falls in Jeff Erickson's Week 1 Value Meter.
August 23, 2014
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Saturday Preseason Rankings
RotoWire's James Smizek runs through his rankings for FanDuel's Saturday slate of preseason contests.
August 18, 2014
Working the Wire: Early Look at the Waiver Wire
For leagues that have drafted, it's time to think about the waiver wire, which means finding potential diamonds like Markus Wheaton, who could be primed for a breakout year.
June 25, 2014
NFL Draft Kit: 2014 Breakout Players
RotoWire's Vlad Sedler runs through the players he thinks could breakout in the 2014 season.
June 23, 2014
NFL Draft Kit: Experts Standard Mock Draft
Jimmy Graham clocks in at No. 8
2014 Team Preview: Kansas City Chiefs
Charles Leads the Way
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